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Andrea Sacchi - Early training, Mature style, Controversy with Pietro da Cortona, Main works

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Painter, born in Netturo, near Rome, WC Italy. A pupil of Francesco Albani, he upheld the Classical tradition in Roman painting. His works include ‘The Vision of St Romuald’ (1640, Vatican) and ‘Miracle of Saint Gregory’ (1625–7, Vatican), painted for Pope Urban VIII, and religious works in many Roman churches.

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